The United States was done, except it wasn’t

2nd July, 2014 by

By Chris Freud

Then, it was over. Romelu Lukaku scored Belgium’s second goal in extra time, and that was that. The U.S. resistance, led by a superhuman effort by Tim Howard, had finally crumbled and now the hope was that overtime wouldn’t get ugly or embarrassing. It was over, except it wasn’t. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann had brought on the kid, Julian Green, as a nice gesture and to lock him up as a full-fledged American international player for the rest of his career. Once a player has appeared in a competitive match for one country, he or she is tied to that …

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